The holodeck just got one step closer.

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The holodeck just got one step closer.

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Tue Jul 02, 2019 12:35 pm

At least that how I interpret this story, though still too early to call your broker and short all sex doll stocks.

How you and your friends can play a video game together using only your minds
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Telepathic communication might be one step closer to reality thanks to new research from the University of Washington. A team created a method that allows three people to work together to solve a problem using only their minds.

In BrainNet, three people play a Tetris-like game using a brain-to-brain interface. This is the first demonstration of two things: a brain-to-brain network of more than two people, and a person being able to both receive and send information to others using only their brain. The team published its results April 16 in the Nature journal Scientific Reports, though this research previously attracted media attention after the researchers posted it September to the preprint site arXiv.

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Re: The holodeck just got one step closer.

Post by sparks » Tue Jul 02, 2019 2:27 pm

You can lead them to knowledge, but you can't make them think.

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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Tue Jul 02, 2019 3:19 pm

Same underlying mind technology.

Once the holodeck is available, no one will care about any other application. :BigGrin3:
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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Jul 04, 2019 11:10 am

Ultra-small nanoprobes could be a leap forward in high-resolution human-machine interfaces
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The article speaks of cyborgs, but once the holodeck is available, no one will care about any other application.

If you want to be a cyborg, it's less hazardous to play a cyborg in the holodeck.
Or fuck one. Or be one and fuck one. Or be fucked by one.
Whatever gets you though the night.
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Post by robinson » Thu Jul 04, 2019 11:04 pm

No one will care about anything but the Holodeck
You never know what's going to happen, then some shit happens nobody saw coming, then later somebody says they knew it was coming, then some new shit happens nobody saw coming, rinse and repeat

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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Fri Jul 05, 2019 1:36 am

Indeed. But it won't be like that Bradbury story.

It'll be more like The Matrix, but completely voluntary and no the secret conspiracy bullshit.
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Post by Anaxagoras » Fri Jul 05, 2019 4:45 am

Yeah, because human bodies make lousy batteries. Great movie but you have to pretend that the premise makes sense.
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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Fri Jul 05, 2019 12:22 pm

No batteries BS. You go into the Matrix because you get more sex there. :)
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